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Welcome to Keswick United Church’s Website!

Address:  177 Church Street, Keswick, On. L4P 1J4

Office Phone:    905-476-5532

Office Email: keswickravenshoeoffice@rogers.com

Minister Email:  krminister@rogers.com

Secretary Office Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

                                              Regular Sunday Service 11:15am


Prayer:  Today we pray for all the children in the United Church of Canada.         


The United Church of Canada ~ A New Creed

We are not alone,
    we live in God’s world.

 We believe in God:
    who has created and is creating,
    who has come in Jesus,
       the Word made flesh,
       to reconcile and make new,
    who works in us and others
       by the Spirit.

We trust in God. 

We are called to be the Church:
    to celebrate God’s presence,
    to live with respect in Creation,
    to love and serve others,
    to seek justice and resist evil,
    to proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen,
       our judge and our hope.

In life, in death, in life beyond death,
    God is with us.
We are not alone.

Thanks be to God.


Announcements

   “Church Services & Keswick Announcements 

Our deepest condolences go out to Kerry Lehmann and her
family on the passing of her father, Heinz W. Lehmann
(Apr. 18, 1928 to Oct. 31, 2019). Visitation will be here, at
Keswick UC, from 11am to noon on Saturday, Nov. 16th with
the service to follow at noon.

Operation Christmas Boxes:  the boxes are due back to Keswick no later than Nov. 15th.  Thank you.

Keswick Choir Practice:  10am every Sunday.  Come out to sing!

Bible Study at Keswick: 10am Mondays followed by a soup lunch.  Please contact Rev. Dianne at 905-478-8196.

Coffee in the Kitchen:  Friday, Nov. 8th at Ravenshoe.  Come enjoy fellowship and treats!

Christmas UCW Meeting:  Tuesday, Nov. 12th at 10:10am.  Guest Speaker:  Lianne Harris.  Topic:  A View of Woodland Native Life.  Guest Musician.  Please bring a plate of “Festive Finger Food” and place on the table in the Fireside Room.  If you wish, dress Festive!!! 

Covenanting Service for Rev. Lionel Ketola:  Sunday, Nov. 17th at 4pm (a potluck supper will follow) at Goodwood UC, 3999 Front St., Goodwood.

Keswick Board Meeting:  Wed., Nov. 20th at 1pm.  Please let Sandra know if there are items you would like on the agenda by Nov. 15th.

Wednesday, November 20thRavenshoe  Official Board meeting 7:pm

Combined Board Meeting:  Tues., Nov. 26th at 7pm at Keswick.  Please let Sandra know if there are any items you would like on the agenda by Nov. 22nd.

Socktober:  please donate a new pair of socks to help “In from the Cold”.  The collection basket is in the Keswick Narthex.  Thank you. 

Help us keep the air we share healthy and scent free!

The chemicals used in scented products can make people sick.

To help keep the air healthy for everyone, both churches have introduced a “Scent Free” policy.

 Christmas Happenings:

Christmas Goodies Order:  Sunday, Nov. 3rd & 10th Bill & Ann will be taking orders at both churches for all things sweet!

Sharon-Hope UC – Crystal Journey Concert:  Saturday, Nov. 9th from 7 to 9 pm.  Tickets $ 30.  Call Sharon-Hope to order tickets 905-478-2231.

Knox UC Christmas Marketplace:  Saturday, Nov. 9th from 10am to 1pm.  Call 905-722-3742 for more information.

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Community Choir Concert:  Saturday, Nov. 9th at 7:30pm.  Many Choirs will perform including the Ottawa Police Chorus.  Tickets $ 20.  Please call to reserve your tickets 289-380-3490.

Holly and Ivy Tea at the Sharon-Hope UC:  Saturday, Nov. 30th from 1:40 to 4pm.  Tickets $25.  Please call to reserve tickets 905-478-2231.

Country Christmas Dinner:  Saturday, Dec. 7th at 6pm at the Cayley Hall, Roches Point.  $25 for adults & $12 for children under 10.  Please call 905-476-3491 for more information.

1st Advent Concert:  with Larry Baguley and other artists on Sunday, Dec 1st at 7pm at the Wesley UC for a freewill offering.

Chili Supper: Friday, Nov. 15 at Virginia UC from 5 to 7pm.
Tickets $10 & under 5 $5. Call 705-437-3939.

 

 



 
Unless advised otherwise the Regular Service  Times are as follows:

        Keswick United Services:   11:15 am

        Ravenshoe United Services:   9:30 am


  Keswick Ravenshoe Pastoral Charge Ministry.

 Rev. Calin Lau, effective, July 1, 2018

Everyone welcome to attend our services at:

Ravenshoe United – 9:30 am 

Keswick United :  11:15 am


                                      

If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer in the Church with any of the following:

Usher/offering – Communion -refreshments – readers

Please sign the list on the table in the narthex.  Thank you.


HOLY WEEK - WALK WITH THE CROSS Photo's

 

Life at Keswick United

BEAT THE WINTER BLUES DINNER AND MUSIC NIGHT
VISIONING TIME AT KESWICK UNITED
Visioning group workshop lead by Rev. Johanna.

 

 

                                                    

 
ELVIS IS COMING TO TOWN
ELVIS IS COMING TO TOWN……and he is bringing, Patsy Cline, with him. If you would like to see Elvis, visit or call the Church Office at 905-476-5532. TICKET PRICE: $20 TIME: 7:00 PM DATE: THURSDAY, August 26th 2019
Children decorating the tree - Advent 2018